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Scottish Church College
Scottish Church College
Scottish Church College
is the oldest continuously running Christian liberal arts and sciences college in India.[2][3] It has been consistently highly rated (A) by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council, an autonomous organization that evaluates academic institutions in India. It is affiliated with the University of Calcutta for degree courses for graduates and postgraduates. It is a selective coeducational institution, known for its high academic standards
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Latin
Latin
Latin
(Latin: lingua latīna, IPA: [ˈlɪŋɡʷa laˈtiːna]) is a classical language belonging to the Italic branch of the Indo-European languages. The Latin alphabet
Latin alphabet
is derived from the Etruscan and Greek alphabets, and ultimately from the Phoenician alphabet. Latin
Latin
was originally spoken in Latium, in the Italian Peninsula.[3] Through the power of the Roman Republic, it became the dominant language, initially in Italy and subsequently throughout the Roman Empire. Vulgar Latin
Vulgar Latin
developed into the Romance languages, such as Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, French, and Romanian. Latin, Greek and French have contributed many words to the English language
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Bengali Language
অবহট্টOld BengaliDialectssee Bengali dialectsWriting system Eastern Nagari script
Eastern Nagari script
(Bengali alphabet) Bengali BrailleSigned formsBengali signed forms[4]Official statusOfficial language in Bangladesh   India
India
(in West Bengal, Tripura
Tripura
& Southern Assam)Regulated by Bangla Academy Paschimbanga Bangla AkademiLanguage codesISO 639-1 bnISO 639-2 benISO 639-3 benGlottolog beng1280[5]Linguasphere 59-AAF-uBengali speaking region of South AsiaBengali speakers around the worldThis article contains IPA phonetic symbols. Without proper rendering support, you may see question marks, boxes, or other symbols instead of Unicode
Unicode
characters. For an introductory guide on IPA symbols, see Help:IPA.This article contains Bengali text
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East India Company
The East India
India
Company (EIC), also known as the Honourable East India Company (HEIC) or the British East India
India
Company and informally as John Company,[1] was an English and later British joint-stock company,[2] that was formed to pursue trade with the "East Indies"[citation needed] (in present-day terms, Maritime Southeast Asia), but ended up trading mainly with Qing China
Qing China
and seizing control of large parts of the Indian subcontinent. Originally chartered as the "Governor and Company of Merchants of London trading into the East Indies", the company rose to account for half of the world's trade[citation needed], particularly in basic commodities including cotton, silk, indigo dye, salt, saltpetre, tea, and opium
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Public College
A public university is a university that is predominantly funded by public means through a national or subnational government, as opposed to private universities
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Portuguese Macau
Portuguese Macau
Macau
was the period of Macau
Macau
as a Portuguese colony and later, an overseas province under Portuguese administration from 1557 to 1999. Macau
Macau
was both the first and last European colony in China.[1][2]Contents1 History 2 Military 3 Gallery 4 See also 5 References 6 External linksHistory[edit] Portuguese traders first settled on the Macau
Macau
Peninsula in the 16th century. In 1557, it was rented to Portugal by the Chinese empire as a trading port. It was eventually walled off from the rest of Zhongshan Island (then "Xiangshan") and placed under the administration of a mandarin subprefect resident at Qianshan. Green Island offshore was settled by the Jesuits
Jesuits
and later joined to the mainland by bridge and land reclamation. The Portuguese came to consider and administer the territory as a de facto colony
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Medium Of Instruction
A medium of instruction (plural: media of instruction, or mediums of instruction) is a language used in teaching. It may or may not be the official language of the country or territory. If the first language of students is different from the official language, it may be used as the medium of instruction for part or all of schooling. Bilingual or multilingual education may involve the use of more than one language of instruction
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Bengal
Bangladesh
Bangladesh
– Bengali[1] West Bengal
West Bengal
– Bengali, English[2]This article contains Bengali text
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James Prinsep
James Prinsep
Prinsep
(20 August 1799 – 22 April 1840) was an English scholar, orientalist and antiquary. He was the founding editor of the Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bengal
Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bengal
and is best remembered for deciphering the Kharosthi
Kharosthi
and Brahmi
Brahmi
scripts of ancient India
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Authorized King James Version
The King James Version
King James Version
(KJV), also known as the King James Bible
Bible
(KJB) or simply the Authorized Version (AV), is an English translation of the Christian Bible
Bible
for the Church of England, begun in 1604 and completed in 1611.[a] The books of the King James Version
King James Version
include the 39 books of the Old Testament, an intertestamental section containing 14 books of the Apocrypha and the 27 books of the New Testament. It was first printed by the King's Printer Robert Barker and was the third translation into English approved by the English Church authorities
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Socratic Method
The Socratic method, also can be known as maieutics, method of elenchus, elenctic method, or Socratic debate, is a form of cooperative argumentative dialogue between individuals, based on asking and answering questions to stimulate critical thinking and to draw out ideas and underlying presumptions. It is a dialectical method, involving a discussion in which the defense of one point of view is questioned; one participant may lead another to contradict themselves in some way, thus weakening the defender's point
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Political Economy
Political economy
Political economy
is the study of production and trade and their relations with law, custom and government; and with the distribution of national income and wealth. As a discipline, political economy originated in moral philosophy, in the 18th century, to explore the administration of states' wealth, with "political" signifying the Greek word polity and "economy" signifying the Greek word "okonomie" (household management)
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Lord William Bentinck
Lieutenant-General Lord William Henry Cavendish-Bentinck GCB GCH PC (14 September 1774 – 17 June 1839), known as Lord William Bentinck, was a British soldier and statesman. He served as Governor-General of India
Governor-General of India
from 1828 to 1835.Contents1 Background 2 Early career2.1 Bentinck in Sicily3 Governor-General of India 4 Saint Helena Act 1833 5 Personal life 6 References 7 Further reading 8 External linksBackground[edit] Bentinck was born in Buckinghamshire, the second son of Prime Minister William Bentinck, 3rd Duke of Portland, and Lady Dorothy, only daughter of William Cavendish, 4th Duke of Devonshire. Upon the third duke's marriage to Lady Dorothy, he changed the family name to Cavendish-Bentinck.[1] Early career[edit] In 1783, at the age of 9, he was given the sinecure of Clerk of the Pipe for life
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Disruption Of 1843
The Disruption of 1843[1] was a schism[2] or division[3] within the established Church of Scotland, in which 450 evangelical ministers of the Church broke away,[4] over the issue of the Church's relationship with the State, to form the Free Church of Scotland.[5] It came at the end of a bitter conflict within the established Church, and had huge effects not only within the Church, but also upon Scottish civic life.[6]Contents1 The issues 2 The 'Ten Years' Conflict' 3 The Disruption3.1 Photographic portraiture4 See also 5 References 6 BibliographyThe issues[edit] Despite being 'the national church of the Scottish people' as recognised by Acts of Parliament, the Church of Scotland, particularly under John Knox
John Knox
and later Andrew Melville
Andrew Melville
(and unlike the Church of England), had always claimed an inherent right to exercise independent spiritual jurisdiction over its own affairs
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Sir James Outram, 1st Baronet
First Anglo- Afghan WarBattle of GhazniAnglo-Persian WarBattle of KhushabIndian Rebellion of 1857Siege of LucknowAwards Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the Bath Knight Commander of the Order of the Star of IndiaOther work Resident Minister of Lucknow Chief Commissioner of OudhLieutenant-General Sir James Outram, 1st Baronet, GCB, KCSI (29 January 1803 – 11 March 1863) was an English general who fought in the Indian Rebellion of 1857.Contents1 Early life 2 Khandesh
Khandesh
- 1825 3 Gujarat
Gujarat
and the North-West 4 Lucknow
Lucknow
- 1854 5 Thanks - Bayard of India 6 Legacy 7 References7.1 Additional sourcesEarly life[edit] James Outram was the son of Benjamin Outram
Benjamin Outram
of Butterley
Butterley
Hall, Butterley, Derbyshire, a civil engineer
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Henry Hardinge, 1st Viscount Hardinge
Field Marshal Henry Hardinge, 1st Viscount Hardinge, GCB, PC, PC (Ire) (30 March 1785 – 24 September 1856) was a British Army
British Army
officer and politician. After serving in the Peninsula War
Peninsula War
and the Waterloo Campaign he became Secretary at War
Secretary at War
in Wellington's ministry. After a tour as Chief Secretary for Ireland
Chief Secretary for Ireland
in 1830 he became Secretary at War again in Sir Robert Peel's cabinet
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